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John Ernest SKENE

Regimental number1265
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressChurch Street, Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Skene, Church Street, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane SKENE. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Date of death6 February 1940
Age at death46
Place of burialSutherland Crematorium, New South Wales (ashes were placed in Wall of Remembrance at Woronora)

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